The JCDC’s mission has always been to promote Jamaica internationally. The Performing Arts Competitions they’ve established help them fulfil that duty every year by showcasing the talents of both aspiring artists and seasoned pros to the people of Jamaica.
The highly anticipated JCDC Competitions experienced a significant downturn in face-to-face competitions during 2020 and 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is gearing up for the 2023 season of competitions and is encouraging Jamaicans of all ages to get ready for the staging.
In Jamaican culture, praise and worship are an essential part of daily life. At times, we are surrounded by voices that sound like those of angels. Sometimes, yes; other times, no. In the end, who will emerge as the most popular voice in Jamaica? It’s entirely up to you in this case.
Trevor Nairne, OD is a man who is regarded as one of the best theatre practitioners to emerge out of the Jamaican crucible since Independence. The creative genius was honoured last Wednesday at a special event at the Little Theatre dubbed “Tribute to Trevs”.
The race for the title of Ms Kingston & St. Andrew Festival Queen has begun. There are 12 equally poised powerful women vying for the top slot. Who is it going to be? Who is your favourite?